The Sharon Historical Society & Museum Announces the Opening of

“No Place Like Home”

Juried Exhibition and Sale

The Gallery @the SHS – May 6 through July 7, 2017

SHARON, CT: The Gallery @the SHS of the Sharon Historical Society & Museum presents “No Place Like Home,” a juried exhibition and sale of artworks by local artists. Artists were invited to submit works in any medium (e.g. Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Photography, Pastel, Ink, Graphite, Drawing, Print, Mixed Media, Sculpture, Assemblage, Fabric, Stone, Clay, Metal) that respond to, and reflect the artist’s interpretation of, the themes Home or Family. The show is juried by style icon and lifestyle aficionado Carolyne Roehm. Cash prizes will be awarded to three works selected by Ms. Roehm. In addition, guests who attend the show’s opening night will have the opportunity to select their favorite work of art which will receive the “SHS Crowd Pleaser” award. The exhibition will feature as its centerpiece the first public display of the SHS’s recent acquisition, a large oil portrait of three members of the Carley family of Sharon. Artifacts from the SHS collection will be on display to complement the artwork. The exhibit runs from May 6 through July 7, 2017.  An opening wine and hors d’oeuvres reception to which the public is invited free of charge will be held on Saturday, May 6 from 5:00 to 7:00PM.  All purchases support the Sharon Historical Society & Museum’s mission.

The Gallery @the SHS is located at the Sharon Historical Society & Museum, 18 Main Street, Route 41, Sharon, CT.  The gallery and museum are open Wednesday through Fridayfrom 12-4, Saturday 10-2 and by appointment. For more information and directions to The Gallery @the SHS, call (860) 364-5688. For additional information about the Sharon Historical Society & Museum, visit www.sharonhist.org.